[vtkusers] Discussion: OK to change VTK's version number from 9.0 to 8.2?
david.gobbi at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 07:39:04 EDT 2018
If master becomes 8.2, would it be possible for the current release branch
to be tagged/released as 8.1.2?
The big thing that the release branch has, but that master doesn't, is the
old OpenGL backend. I still find the old backend useful for projects that
have to run in environments that don't support OpenGL 3.2.
On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 4:16 PM David E DeMarle <dave.demarle at kitware.com>
> Hey Gang,
> I'd like to change the VTK version number in master from 9.0.0 to 8.2.0.
> Does anybody object?
> The proposed change can be found at:
> I want to do this because it will let me make a release now to preserve
> what is in master. The larger scale changes we planned for 9.0 will happen
> shortly after that. 8.2 will and 9.0 may come out before the end of this
> A topic for future discussion is whether we want to continue the existing,
> fairly haphazard naming scheme or move to something better, perhaps a
> year.month scheme like several other projects have moved to recently.
> thanks for your advice
> David E DeMarle
> Kitware, Inc.
> Principal Engineer
> 21 Corporate Drive
> Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
> Phone: 518-881-4909
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